Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To reach out; to extend; to put forth.
2. (v. t.) To draw out to the full length; to cause to extend in a straight line; as, to stretch a cord or rope.
3. (v. t.) To cause to extend in breadth; to spread; to expand; as, to stretch cloth; to stretch the wings.
4. (v. t.) To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly.
5. (v. t.) To draw or pull out to greater length; to strain; as, to stretch a tendon or muscle.
6. (v. t.) To exaggerate; to extend too far; as, to stretch the truth; to stretch one's credit.
7. (v. i.) To be extended; to be drawn out in length or in breadth, or both; to spread; to reach; as, the iron road stretches across the continent; the lake stretches over fifty square miles.
8. (v. i.) To extend or spread one's self, or one's limbs; as, the lazy man yawns and stretches.
9. (v. i.) To be extended, or to bear extension, without breaking, as elastic or ductile substances.
10. (v. i.) To strain the truth; to exaggerate; as, a man apt to stretch in his report of facts.
11. (v. i.) To sail by the wind under press of canvas; as, the ship stretched to the eastward.
12. (n.) Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination.
13. (n.) A continuous line or surface; a continuous space of time; as, grassy stretches of land.
14. (n.) The extent to which anything may be stretched.
15. (n.) The reach or extent of a vessel's progress on one tack; a tack or board.
Greek4385. proteino -- to stretch out
... to stretch out. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: proteino Phonetic Spelling:
(prot-i'-no) Short Definition: I stretch out, tie up Definition: I stretch out ...
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3713. orego -- to stretch out, to reach after, to yearn for
1901. epekteino -- to extend, mid. to stretch forward
5239b. huperekteino -- to stretch beyond measure
1600b. ekpetannumi -- to spread out (as a sail), to stretch forth
1614. ekteino -- to extend
5239. huperekteino -- beyond measure, exceedingly
1600. ekpetannumi -- more exceedingly
5500. cheirotoneo -- to vote by stretching out the hand, to ...
2159. eutonos -- in a well-strung manner, fig. vigorously
Strong's Hebrew5186. natah -- to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend
... 5185, 5186. natah. 5187 . to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend.
Transliteration: natah Phonetic Spelling: (naw-taw') Short Definition: stretched ...
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1911. hadah -- stretch out (the hand)
7257. rabats -- stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched out
7971. shalach -- to send
4058. madad -- to measure
8311. sara -- to extend
6566. paras -- to spread out, spread
7554. raqa -- to beat, stamp, beat out, spread out
6504. parad -- to divide
5628. sarach -- to go free, be unrestrained, overrun, exceed
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ThesaurusStretch (73 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To reach out; to extend; to put forth. 2. (vt) To draw out to the full length;
to cause to extend in a straight line; as, to stretch a cord or rope. ...
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Hand-stretch (2 Occurrences)
Reach (63 Occurrences)
Restored (77 Occurrences)
Extend (35 Occurrences)
Completely (213 Occurrences)
Arm (110 Occurrences)
Smite (230 Occurrences)
Wide (206 Occurrences)
Rod (138 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceStretch (73 Occurrences)
Matthew 12:13 Then he told the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out; and it was restored whole, just like the other.
Mark 3:5 When he had looked around at them with anger, being grieved at the hardening of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was restored as healthy as the other.
Luke 5:1 Now it came about that while the people came pushing to be near him, and to have knowledge of the word of God, he was by a wide stretch of water named Gennesaret;
Luke 6:10 He looked around at them all, and said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He did, and his hand was restored as sound as the other.
Luke 22:53 When I was with you in the temple daily, you didn't stretch out your hands against me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness."
John 21:18 Most certainly I tell you, when you were young, you dressed yourself, and walked where you wanted to. But when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you, and carry you where you don't want to go."
Acts 4:30 while you stretch out your hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of your holy Servant Jesus."
Romans 10:21 But as to Israel he says, "All day long I stretched out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people."
2 Corinthians 10:14 For we don't stretch ourselves too much, as though we didn't reach to you. For we came even as far as to you with the Good News of Christ,
Genesis 3:22 And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...!
Genesis 11:2 And it came about that in their wandering from the east, they came to a stretch of flat country in the land of Shinar, and there they made their living-place.
Genesis 22:12 And he said, Let not your hand be stretched out against the boy to do anything to him; for now I am certain that the fear of God is in your heart, because you have not kept back your son, your only son, from me.
Exodus 3:20 And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.
Exodus 4:4 And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand and take it by the tail and he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his hand --
Exodus 7:5 The Egyptians shall know that I am Yahweh, when I stretch forth my hand on Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them."
Exodus 7:19 Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell Aaron,'Take your rod, and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their ponds of water, that they may become blood; and there shall be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.'"
Exodus 8:5 Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell Aaron,'Stretch forth your hand with your rod over the rivers, over the streams, and over the pools, and cause frogs to come up on the land of Egypt.'"
Exodus 8:16 Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell Aaron,'Stretch out your rod, and strike the dust of the earth, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt.'"
Exodus 9:15 For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.
Exodus 9:22 Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch forth your hand toward the sky, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, on man, and on animal, and on every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt."
Exodus 9:29 And Moses said, When I am gone outside the town, my hands will be stretched out to the Lord; the thunders and the ice-storm will come to an end, so that you may see that the earth is the Lord's.
Exodus 10:12 Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up on the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail has left."
Exodus 10:21 Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt."
Exodus 14:16 Lift up your rod, and stretch out your hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go into the midst of the sea on dry ground.
Exodus 14:26 Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the waters may come again on the Egyptians, on their chariots, and on their horsemen."
Exodus 15:12 You stretched out your right hand. The earth swallowed them.
Exodus 24:11 He didn't lay his hand on the nobles of the children of Israel. They saw God, and ate and drank.
Exodus 25:20 And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubim be.
Exodus 39:9 It was square and folded in two, as long and as wide as the stretch of a man's hand;
Numbers 24:6 As valleys stretched out, as gardens by the river-side; as aloes planted of the LORD, as cedars beside the waters;
Deuteronomy 25:11 When men fight together one with another, and the wife of the one come near to rescue her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and stretch out her hand, and seize him by his secret parts,
Joshua 8:18 Yahweh said to Joshua, "Stretch out the javelin that is in your hand toward Ai, for I will give it into your hand." Joshua stretched out the javelin that was in his hand toward the city.
Joshua 17:14 Then the children of Joseph said to Joshua, Why have you given me only one part and one stretch of land for my heritage? For through the blessing given to me by the Lord up to now, I am a great people.
Joshua 19:9 The heritage of Simeon was taken out of Judah's stretch of land, for Judah's part was more than they had need of, so the heritage of the children of Simeon was inside their heritage.
1 Samuel 24:6 And he said unto his men, The LORD forbid that I should do this thing unto my master, the LORD's anointed, to stretch forth mine hand against him, seeing he is the anointed of the LORD.
1 Samuel 24:10 Behold, this day your eyes have seen how that Yahweh had delivered you today into my hand in the cave. Some urged me to kill you; but I spared you; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord; for he is Yahweh's anointed.
1 Samuel 26:9 And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth his hand against the LORD's anointed, and be guiltless?
1 Samuel 26:11 The LORD forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against the LORD's anointed: but, I pray thee, take thou now the spear that is at his bolster, and the cruse of water, and let us go.
1 Samuel 26:23 The LORD render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the LORD delivered thee into my hand to day, but I would not stretch forth mine hand against the LORD's anointed.
2 Samuel 1:14 And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch forth thine hand to destroy the LORD's anointed?
2 Kings 21:13 I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Ahab; and I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipes a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down.
Job 11:13 "If you set your heart aright, stretch out your hands toward him.
Job 15:29 He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance.
Job 30:24 "However doesn't one stretch out a hand in his fall? Or in his calamity therefore cry for help?
Job 39:26 "Is it by your wisdom that the hawk soars, and stretches her wings toward the south?
Psalms 68:31 Princes shall come out of Egypt. Ethiopia shall hurry to stretch out her hands to God.
Psalms 110:2 The rod of Thy strength the LORD will send out of Zion: 'Rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.'
Psalms 138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you will revive me. You will stretch forth your hand against the wrath of my enemies. Your right hand will save me.
Psalms 143:6 I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
Psalms 144:7 Stretch out your hand from above, rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hands of foreigners;
Isaiah 28:20 For the bed is too short to stretch out on, and the blanket is too narrow to wrap oneself in.
Isaiah 31:3 Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When Yahweh stretches out his hand, both he who helps shall stumble, and he who is helped shall fall, and they all shall be consumed together.
Isaiah 34:11 But the pelican and the porcupine will possess it. The owl and the raven will dwell in it. He will stretch the line of confusion over it, and the plumb line of emptiness.
Isaiah 54:2 "Enlarge the place of your tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of your habitations; don't spare: lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes.
Jeremiah 6:12 Their houses shall be turned to others, their fields and their wives together; for I will stretch out my hand on the inhabitants of the land, says Yahweh.
Jeremiah 10:20 My tabernacle is spoiled, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.
Jeremiah 15:6 You have rejected me, says Yahweh, you have gone backward: therefore have I stretched out my hand against you, and destroyed you; I am weary with repenting.
Jeremiah 31:39 And the measuring line shall yet go out straight forward unto the hill Gareb, and shall turn about unto Goah.
Jeremiah 51:25 Behold, I am against you, destroying mountain, says Yahweh, which destroys all the earth; and I will stretch out my hand on you, and roll you down from the rocks, and will make you a burnt mountain.
Ezekiel 6:14 I will stretch out my hand on them, and make the land desolate and waste, from the wilderness toward Diblah, throughout all their habitations: and they shall know that I am Yahweh.
Ezekiel 14:9 If the prophet is deceived and speak a word, I, Yahweh, have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand on him, and will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel.
Ezekiel 14:13 Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand on it, and break the staff of its bread, and send famine on it, and cut off from it man and animal;
Ezekiel 25:7 therefore, behold, I have stretched out my hand on you, and will deliver you for a spoil to the nations; and I will cut you off from the peoples, and I will cause you to perish out of the countries: I will destroy you; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
Ezekiel 25:13 therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, I will stretch out my hand on Edom, and will cut off man and animal from it; and I will make it desolate from Teman; even to Dedan shall they fall by the sword.
Ezekiel 25:16 therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, Behold, I will stretch out my hand on the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethites, and destroy the remnant of the sea coast.
Ezekiel 30:25 I will hold up the arms of the king of Babylon; and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down; and they shall know that I am Yahweh, when I shall put my sword into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall stretch it out on the land of Egypt.
Ezekiel 35:3 and tell it, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will stretch out my hand against you, and I will make you a desolation and an astonishment.
Daniel 11:42 He shall stretch forth his hand also on the countries; and the land of Egypt shall not escape.
Amos 2:8 By every altar they are stretched on clothing taken from those who are in their debt, drinking in the house of their god the wine of those who have made payment for wrongdoing.
Amos 6:4 Who lie on beds of ivory, and stretch themselves on their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;
Amos 6:7 Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.
Zephaniah 1:4 I will stretch out my hand against Judah, and against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem. I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place: the name of the idolatrous and pagan priests,
Zephaniah 2:13 He will stretch out his hand against the north, destroy Assyria, and will make Nineveh a desolation, as dry as the wilderness.
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